Author Archive for: Susan
About Susan Partnow
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Susan Partnow contributed a whooping 48 entries.
Entries by Susan Partnow
GCJ delegation to Kashmir in 2018!
Global Citizen Journey returns to India with ambitious and adventurous plans to visit one of the most beautiful, diverse, and contested areas of India in September 2018. Most of us know little about Kashmir beyond a vague awareness that it is embroiled in intractable conflict. We will be guided by our local sponsor ELFA International […]
Building the United Village – Meet a Burundi Hero – Wednesday August 2
Come learn about United Village – a wonderful local GCJ partner – for a fun and fulfilling evening! You’ll hear stories from Seattle’s inspiring international summer day Peace Camp here in Seattle, founded by Gretchen Rowe, with counselors from India and Uganda this summer. Bernard will speak about Uganda Martyrs Orphans’ Project. We’ll share highlights […]
On a Global Citizen Journey in My Own Hometown
For someone like me – a somewhat ordinary woman – thinking globally has been a relatively new experience. Cocooned in my comfort zone, I spent most of my life commuting between work and home, until work made me travel and explore my own country, quite late, in my early thirties. The nature of my work […]
GCJ India 2017 delegation is complete!
The weeks were so packed and amazing that I never got to blog during the delegation itself! Now the US delegates have departed and I am alone for a few days in the beautiful hill station of Panchgani at a wonderful conference center and headquarters for Initiatives of Change (IofC) — an organization that was […]
US delegation departing January 9 !
NEWS FLASH: GCJ Delegation departs on January 9! Stay tuned for blog entries from India. We will begin in Delhi: all 11 US delegates will gather by Thursday evening, January 12. We’ll spend the weekend enjoying visits to historical sites, such as temples, fortes, Old City, the museum at the site of Gandhi’s assassination — and […]
Meet Sister Lucy on her visit to Seattle! Tuesday, September 20
We are thrilled to welcome Sister Lucy. Come join us Tuesday evening, September 20, at the Phinney neighborhood center. She’ll be accompanied by two extraordinary young men who grew up at Maher – Gaus Sayyad and Mangesh Pol. We’ll gather at 6:45 and begin the program by 7 pm. What a night!
India Blog 12: Holiest of Holies – VaranesiJanuary 14, 2016 by Susan Partnow
Villages of the Lake
Once you settle in, the fun thing to do is take day trips. There are villages all around the lake. I got to visit a number of them. In each town, the women and girls wear the beautiful and colorful hand woven huipil symbolic of their village. Everyone is very friendly – is considered polite […]
Encounters with Mayan Cosmo-Vision
As is common to human groups everywhere (at least everywhere I’ve visited!) –there is some competition and uneasy trust amongst various schools, factions or groups… So there are multiple answers to many questions about what is the Maya way. Some feel the traditions should be held closely, others feel it is time to share and […]
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